Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse

Research Showing How Cocaine Addiction Reprograms the Brain Points to New Therapy Targets
New research from the laboratory of Scientific Council member Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D. marks a significant advance in our... Read More
Intensive PTSD Treatment
A two to three-week intensive PTSD outpatient program deployed at four U.S. academic medical centers has been received positively by... Read More
Genome-Wide Studies Aid Investigation of Dual Diagnosis of Schizophrenia and Substance Use Disorder
Several new genome-wide investigations of schizophrenia and substance-use disorders are helping researchers understand how these two conditions may be related,... Read More
Researchers Uncover Neural Circuit that Underlies Interest in Novelty
A portion of the brain called the interpeduncular nucleus (IPN) is at the heart of a neural circuit that controls... Read More
Studying Psychotic Symptoms in Marijuana Smokers at High Psychosis Risk
A small pilot study published September 17, 2017 in Psychiatry Research finds that marijuana can cause a temporary increase in... Read More